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Panel Discussion

Future City — Positions. What Will Become Of The Future?

presentation and panel discussion

Wed 20.01.2010, 19:00-21:00

Future City — Positions. What Will Become Of The Future?
© EG Gummersbach

a cooperation by the Faculty for Architecture and Planning at Vienna University of Technology with the Az W

The cities and towns of Europe are experiencing profound structural changes as a result of globalisation and social redistribution, demographic shifts and political redesign, administrational rigidity and parallel economies. In the process, what was understood under the term ‘European city’, in particular, appears to be becoming increasingly diffuse. How can concepts for sustainable urban development be formulated in the future? The panel discussion looks for answers to the questions about continuity and the challenges involved, and how reorientation for the design of cities and urban living space is to be achieved in the future.

19:00 Brigitte Eisl, Az W events, welcome address

19:05 Werner Durth, Professor of the history and theory of architecture, Darmstadt: ‘What has become of the future?’

19:30 Rudolf Scheuvens, Professor of local planning and urban development, Vienna University of Technology / Christoph Luchsinger, Professor of urban development, Vienna University of Technology: Future City — Positions

20:00 panel discussion with introductory statements on the topic Future City — Positions
Werner Durth, Professor of the history and theory of architecture, Darmstadt / Jens Dangschat, Professor of sociology, Vienna University of Technology / Angelius Eisinger, Professor of metropolitan history and culture, HCU Hamburg / Markus Hafner, architecture student, Vienna University of Technology

moderated by Rudolf Scheuvens and Christoph Luchsinger

(admission free)

Impressions from the event “Future City — Positions. What Will Become Of The Future?”, January 20, 2010 at the Architekturzentrum Wien.

Future City — Positions. What Will Become Of The Future?
Future City — Positions. What Will Become Of The Future?
© Mia Mechler
Future City — Positions. What Will Become Of The Future?
Future City — Positions. What Will Become Of The Future?
© Mia Mechler
Future City — Positions. What Will Become Of The Future?
Future City — Positions. What Will Become Of The Future?
© Mia Mechler
Future City — Positions. What Will Become Of The Future?
Future City — Positions. What Will Become Of The Future?
© Mia Mechler
Future City — Positions. What Will Become Of The Future?
Future City — Positions. What Will Become Of The Future?
© Mia Mechler
Future City — Positions. What Will Become Of The Future?
Future City — Positions. What Will Become Of The Future?
© Mia Mechler